“What this bill does is it protects jobs, it protects growth, it protects trade in the United Kingdom and that is the most important thing”, Johnson said.(Reuters Photo)
“What this bill does is it protects jobs, it protects growth, it protects trade in the United Kingdom and that is the most important thing”, Johnson said.(Reuters Photo)

UK PM Boris Johnson says internal market bill protects jobs, growth and trade

“All this bill does actually is devolve power back from Brussels to Edinburgh,” he said in response to a question from the Westminster leader of the Scottish nationalists.
London | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 06:31 PM IST

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the controversial internal market bill, which sets out technical details for post-Brexit trade between the constituent parts of the United Kingdom, aimed to protect jobs across the whole of the country.

“All this bill does actually is devolve power back from Brussels to Edinburgh,” he said in response to a question from the Westminster leader of the Scottish nationalists.

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“What this bill does is it protects jobs, it protects growth, it protects trade in the United Kingdom and that is the most important thing.”

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